Throwback Thursday: Bill Cosby, O.J. Simpson, Playboy Bunnies and a Tennis Tournament

It's not the setup for a joke

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Yes, it really happened: Bill Cosby played O.J. Simpson in a celebrity tennis tournament attended by shapely women in bunny outfits. This ad announcing the festivities—the Cosby Celebrity Challenge—appeared in Playboy in 1981, decades before widespread allegations of sexual abuse would make the subject of Cosby and young women the ickiest story of our time.

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